(by Freda) After being holed-up sick in our Cancun hotel for 3 days, cabin fever truly set in. I had a strong case of FOMO (the Fear of Missing Out). With our precious time wasting away, we were extremely eager to get on with the trip. We were originally going to hit up Isla Holbox…Read more Isla Mujures, Mexico – 24 hours on this little paradise island
It's been almost 4 months since he's packed up his home in Bondi and his the road with the wife. Here's some thoughts from the main man himself on the Tour Around Down Under and Beyond, to date.....!! Your trip highlight so far? Hiking up to the top of the Volcano (Volcano Acetanango in Antigua,…Read more Q&A – A look inside the dangerous mind of Keith on tour!!
(By Keith) After a few days in Havana we went to Trinidad in Cuba not the island! Trinidad is a colonial style town 5 hours from Havana. The cobblestone streets, old colonial style buildings and small bars make it a great stop. Trinidad is one of the most photogenic towns I have ever been to.…Read more Salsa everywhere
(by Freda) So Cancun eh. Cancun is a place known for American college students partying it up on their Spring Break. And older Americans hitting up an all-inclusive "Hotel Zone" hotel which backs on to their own little part of the Cancun beach front. Given neither of these were the style of holiday we were…Read more A no show from us for Cancun, Mexico
(By Keith) First stop on our Central American trip was Cuba. We were really looking forward to Cuba having heard so many great things about it. After a misunderstanding about our visas in Dublin airport we were on our way. First stop was Havana where we stayed in Centro in a Homestay with a family.…Read more Havana- Stepping back in time
(by Freda) We did a good bit of research on where we'd venture in Cuba other than Havana, and decided to leave Vinales, Verdero, Santa Clara and other such popular locations. Some because they are beach towns and focused on the all-inclusive hotel market which didn't tickle our fancy (yet at least, not this early…Read more Trinidad, Cuba – cobbled colourful streets, horsies & some great little bars!
(by Freda) If Old Havana is the Temple Bar (for the Irish) or Circular Quay (for the Aussies) of Cuba, then Centro is the Ranelagh (in Ireland) and Bondi (in Australia) of Cuba! Doesn't quite roll off the tongue really.... Centro is where the locals live. There are fruit markets, food stalls, meat stands (refrigeration…Read more Havana Cuba – wandering the streets of Centro